She was there in spirit. Prince Harry paid tribute to his late mom, Princess Diana, many occasions throughout his wedding weekend. However, the red-headed royal commemorated Diana in a robust method by subtly together with her in his official portraits with Duchess Meghan.
After the newly minted Duke and Duchess of Sussex tied the knot on Saturday, May 19, at St George’s Chapel, they joined their bridal social gathering and the royal household for a photograph shoot within the Green Drawing Room at Windsor Castle.
Kensington Palace launched three official images of the newlyweds on Monday, May 21. One snapshot was of them posing alongside their cute web page boys and bridesmaids, which included Prince George, four, and Princess Charlotte, three.
While the previous actress, 36, kneels on the ground alongside the youngsters, Harry, 33, reclines on an emerald inexperienced sofa that he as soon as sat on as a toddler with the late Princess of Wales. After Harry’s christening in 1984, he was photographed on Diana’s lap as she sat beaming on the identical piece of furnishings alongside Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Charles.
The Captain General Royal Marines discovered many other sweet ways to include his late mother in his big day. Meghan’s bouquet featured Diana’s favorite flowers, forget-me-nots, which Harry handpicked from the couple’s backyard at Kensington Palace. Even extra, the archway of St George’s Chapel was adorned with white peonies and white backyard roses, the identical flowers planted on the palace’s White Garden on the 20th anniversary of Diana’s dying.
The couple certainly felt Diana’s presence once they tied the knot on Saturday in entrance of 600 visitors. Meghan additionally honored her late mother-in-law in a touching method by wearing her aquamarine ring to a night reception at Frogmore House, hosted by Prince Charles. The Suits alum’s engagement ring, designed by Harry, additionally options Diana’s diamonds.
“The little diamonds on either side are from my mother’s jewelry collection to make sure that she’s with us on this crazy journey together,” Harry instructed BBC News in November 2017, after the duo introduced their engagement. Added Meghan: “It’s so important to me to know that [Diana] is part of this with us.”
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